Cendrillon has ratings and reviews. Ronyell said: I have read many different versions of “Cinderella” during my time, but this is the first t. Located in the Caribbean Sea, Martinique is known for its read the selection Cendrillon, look for details that are special to A Caribbean Cinderella. Strategy . The story of Cinderella has been retold and revised numerous ways by cultures around the world. Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella () by Robert D. San.

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A Cinderella Story cihderella China. This book contains many French words, and a glossary. Oct 06, NS Dana rated it really liked it Shelves: I really did enjoy seeing the story told from the fairy godmother’s point of view because it really helped me see how cendrkllon the godmother was to Cendrillon and you gain a better understanding of the story if it is told from a first person’s point of view.

Share your thoughts with other customers. It was almost midnight and Cendrillion left her shoe behind. Cendrillon went to the ball in a beautiful gown and in a carriage. Overall, a great read to also start cinddrella on West Indian Culture in a classroom of smaller children. Cendrillon’s mother died at a young age and her father remarries a woman.

The illustrations in the book are very accurate especially when illustrating the architecture of many of the islands who were colonized by the French or were cindegella influenced by the French culture. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Add to Cart Add to Cart.


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This story is a version on Cinderella that is based on the French Creole tale “Cendrillion”. Feb cendrillkn, L-Crystal Wlodek rated it really liked it Shelves: Nothing was easy for Cendrillon at home, but she always had a smile that lit up the sky and everyone loved her, except her step Plot Summary -This traditional literature tale based off of Cinderella is the Caribbean tale written by Robert D.

Read other Cinderella stories or other books and add more color names. I thoug This version of Cinderella is told from the perspective of a Caribbean fairy godmother. I chose this book because it is a easy read aloud especially if you have a background in French or Creole.

Now you can hear the tale from someone who was there: Com rated it really liked it Shelves: The story follows the traditional lines, but always includes its own piquant touches.


The author focuses on telling the real version of Cinderella it a story based on a beautiful servant girl. This story easily crossed cultures, and the author did a nice jon of weaving in elements that made cebdrillon story more true to its revised setting. Yet he is kind. The story is told in first person, from the point of view of Cendrillon’s godmother.

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Sign up and get a free eBook! I liked how this version kept many of the same traditional parts of Cinderella but changed it to the Caribean culture and words. May 15, Nicole rated it really liked it Shelves: It seems impolite, prevents the girl to be alone with a boy, and poor manners on the parents part.


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He mixes in French Creole words but Brian Pinkney’s dramatic mixed media scratchboard, luma dyes, gouache, and oil paints illustrations are the standout in this Cinderella re-telling. I believe he used both scratchboard and watercolor to compl “Cendrillion” is a Caribbean twist on the classic Cinderella story.

Until I started noticing the differences that I was a bit disappointed but reading it now felt amazi To check out my reviews: This is a very key element cinedrella it helps introduce other ways of telling classic tales using different cultures to younger children.

It shoes the beauty and atmosphere of the island setting.

I loved the scratchy look that Brian Pinkney provided to the illustrations since it really made the illustrations stand out. View all 12 comments. Overall, this book was very similar to the Disney version of Cinderella, except that the pictures showed cultural Caribbean clothing such as turbans and bracelets.

Cendrillon had left behind one of her slippers. I heard a great commotion. The washerwoman used her wand and makes Cendrillon all dressed up. Our girls really enjoyed this story. K-3rd Grade Estimate of reading level: The work hurts my hands but not my heart. Look for words and phrases that describe that color: